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Museum Catharijneconvent

Lange Nieuwstraat 38, 3512 PH Utrecht, The Netherlands
+31 30 236 2362
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Big museum with a lot to see

I was impressed first by the sheer size of the museum. Okay, it’s not huge but it’s bigger than you... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Jen V
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Vleuten, The Netherlands
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Impressive collection of religious art and artifacts

This wasn't something I planned in advance, but I was walking from my hotel to the Central Museum... read more

Reviewed 4 December 2017
GoneTravelin07
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Boston
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  • Average12%
  • Poor1%
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Lange Nieuwstraat 38, 3512 PH Utrecht, The Netherlands
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

I was impressed first by the sheer size of the museum. Okay, it’s not huge but it’s bigger than you would expect. There are a lot of interesting pieces of artwork to see as well as some modern pieces mixed in. It’s true that a...More

Thank Jen V
Reviewed 4 December 2017

This wasn't something I planned in advance, but I was walking from my hotel to the Central Museum in Utrecht and happened to pass by this museum and since admission was included as part of Museumkaart, I decided to pop in. Definitely a great collection...More

Thank GoneTravelin07
Reviewed 5 October 2017 via mobile

My answer is YES! Worth every pennies I paid. The exhibits are interesting and unique, covering religious statues, paintings, sculptures, items used during mass, etc.! Also included are exhibits related to Martin Luther: short video, old, antique bibles, personal items belonging to Luther, paintings,etc. Amenities:...More

Thank LolaGo1
Reviewed 27 August 2017

An interesting museum that contains religious themed art works and relics largely from the Netherlands. For non-Dutch speakers it is recommended to get the English audioguide (no additional charge) as all information accompanying the exhibits is in Dutch only. There are some interesting works and...More

1  Thank brettnwau
Reviewed 27 August 2017 via mobile

Well worth a trip here - some fascinating exhibits and paintings with a good commentary for many items on a complimentary iPod - well worth the 12.50 entry fee. Quiet on a Sunday morning which was a bonus.

1  Thank Raymond H
Reviewed 21 August 2017 via mobile

It's a nice museum of the Catholic church. It's only in Dutch, so not of much help for tourists. I found it nice for locals with some time to navigate the cite.

Thank jennycamposv
Reviewed 4 August 2017 via mobile

While walking to the Centraal Museum I passed by a church and thought why not? Haven't been to this museum yet. All about the history of Christian faith with artefacts, paintings, objects. And a Rembrandt! Had to walk back for this gem. Worth it!

Thank FayeInAmsterdam
Reviewed 30 July 2017 via mobile

The building has grandeur and historic relevance. Does keep the exhibits within one overarching theme. Not for everyone. Liked the hammer of Saint Maarten.

Thank WorldTravelOne
Reviewed 8 July 2017 via mobile

I enjoyed the museum however you must ask for the ipod with the tour in English otherwise the info is exclusively in Dutch. Also was a bit disappointed that not all of the featured recordings in English were available. Despite these minor issues it was...More

Thank Martha T
Reviewed 4 July 2017 via mobile

This is an interesting collection especially of Marian themes but hard to follow for the English speaker because of the lack of an audio guide.

Thank Constant_Discovery
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